Crafted from natural and carefully selected organic botanicals, Hernö Gin is a round and smooth London dry gin dilluted to 40,5% ABV. Hernö Gin is awarded with IWSC World’s best London Dry Gin and World’s best Gin & Tonic but is also very enjoyable on its own.
NOSE: Hernö Gin has a round juniper character, fresh citrus notes and a floral complexity.
PALATE: A rich and lightly oily texture characterizes Hernö Gin. Fresh, crunchy green and spicy notes of coriander. A mellow sweetness combined with vanilla and cassia bark.
FINISH: Hernö Gin lingers on with long lasting citrus and juniper with a hint of black pepper.
HERNÖ OLD TOM GIN
Hernö Old Tom Gin is made from the same distilled gin as Hernö Gin, but with an extra amount of Meadowsweet added in the distillation and after diluting it down to 43% we add a touch of sugar. The sweetening lifts the floral notes, releases an array of juniper and makes the gin even smoother.
NOSE: Hernö Old Tom Gin is full-bodied with woody spice. Followed by bright, juicy, juniper and floral notes.
PALATE: Super-smooth texture with a light sweetness and botanical notes. An array of juniper, green and crispy, followed by notes of pine flowers.
FINISH: A floral sweetness combined with woody spice and long lasting juniper characterizes Hernö Old Tom Gin.
HERNÖ NAVY STRENGTH GIN
Hernö Navy Strength Gin, a bold flagship rich in flavour, is made from the same distilled gin as Hernö Gin, but diluted to 57% instead of 40,5%. The difference in aroma and taste is very clear and Hernö Navy Strength has an overall richer flavor with bolder juniper, coriander and citrus.
NOSE: Hernö Navy Strength Gin has a bold juniper character with fragrant citrus, fresh and peppery notes.
PALATE: Sappy with crisp juniper followed by spicy citrus and spring floral notes. A lot of flavour with sippable texture and a little warmth.
FINISH: Hernö Navy Strength Gin is spicy and peppery with a mellow warmth, a long and lingering, yet smooth, finish.
HERNÖ JUNIPER CASK GIN
Hernö Juniper Cask Gin is made from the same distilled gin as Hernö Gin, diluted to 47% ABV and gently matured for 30 days in juniper wood casks. The maturity gives more intense juniper notes finished with a long harmonious hint of citrus peel.
NOSE: Fresh woodiness and junipery pine with soft citrus blossoms.
PALATE: A sublime thick texture with gentle dryness. A lot of green juniper upfront with herbal pepper, followed by a mild vanilla sweetness.
FINISH: Aromatic citrus and floral notes of coriander before a long lingering finish of sappy juniper.
HERNÖ HIGH COAST TERROIR GIN 2017
The 2017 edition of Hernö High Coast Terroir Gin is distilled with juniper berries, rowan berries, willow herb, spruce shoots and hops. All picked by hand in the UNESCO World Heritage Area of the High Coast. A floral and spicy gin, piney and herbaceous, giving you the sensation of a leisurely walk in the forest.
NOSE: An array of floral notes upfront, spicy and fresh. Underlying depth of deep blue juniper.
PALATE: Herbaceous and piney. Slightly creamy and sweet spruce shoots that develops into rich blue juniper. Very sippable.
FINISH: Juniper lingers for a long time, a little warmth at the end accompanied with spiciness – a dry finish.
Editions: 2016, 212 bottles, 45,5% ABV, sold out. 2017, 399 bottles, 44,1% ABV, sold out.
Hernö Blackcurrant is a spirit drink made from Hernö Gin that has been infused with bucketfuls of ripe blackcurrant berries. Matured for a couple of days with the berries and then pressed. Finally sweetened to enhance all the flavors of the fruit. Enjoyable on its own and lovely to serve in a French 75.
NOSE: Bright, crisp blackcurrant with a hint of jammy tartness and a soft floral sweetness.
PALATE: Juniper up front followed by an emerging range of complex flavours of the fruit, bold blackcurrant and sweetness with a hint of green notes of the leaf.
FINISH: A long finish, with a definite dry tartness and a touch of acidity followed by a hint of nuttiness.
Editions: 2016, 2010 bottles, 28% ABV, sold out. 2017, 2000 bottles, 28% ABV, sold out.
HERNÖ SLOE GIN
Hernö Sloe Gin is made from Hernö Gin and infused with organic sloe berries as a traditional Sloe Gin. A ruby red dream matured for three months together with ripe berries and then pressed. Finally sweetened to achieve the perfect balance between the gentle dryness of the sloes and the floral freshness of Hernö Gin. Enjoyable on its own and goes very well in a Gin and Tonic.
NOSE: Soft, floral blackthorn with a gentle sweetness of vanilla. A touch of nuttiness and mellow woody notes.
PALATE: A jammy sweetness up front before the flavour gradually gets dryer and tarter. Notes of meadowsweet with a floral creaminess.
FINISH: Hints of dried flowers and hay along with a creamy nuttiness and dry berries. Gentle, but lingering, with a little tartness.
Editions: Produced in batches of about 1 800 bottles, 30% ABV.
HERNÖ SIPPING GIN
Hernö Sipping Gin is limited editions of cask matured Hernö Gin aged in casks used before to refine other goodies, such as peated whiskey or sherry from Box Distillery. For the 2017 years edition we used an ex sherry cask to mature Hernö Gin för 21 days and the cask was refilled three times.
TASTING NOTES HERNÖ SIPPING GIN 2017
NOSE: Spicy and oak notes up front, followed by juniper and floral notes. Hints of roasted nuts and vanilla.
PALATE: Black pepper develops into a a lot of oak, smooth texture. Citrus and vanilla accompanied with dried fruity notes.
FINISH: Caramel and cassia with a little warmth. Blue juniper lingers in its depth, a spicy and dry finish.
Editions: 2016 – Hernö Sipping Gin #1.0. Box Whisky Cask 152. 522 bottles. 48,1% ABV. Sold out. 2017 – Hernö Sipping Gin #1.1. Box Sherry Cask. 756 bottles. 46,3% ABV. Sold out.